Daily Reflection – July 25

“Evenness of temper is a particular virtue, a state which supposes an aggregate of all the virtues, an external manifestation of the peace and beauty of the interior.” – St. Vincent de Paul How many occasions for petty aggravation come up during the...

Daily Reflection – July 24

“…Our vocation is to set the hearts of men on fire, to do what the Son of God did, who came to set the world on fire…” – St. Vincent de Paul Inspire me with enthusiasm for your work, Lord, that others may be drawn closer to You by my...

Daily Reflection – July 23

“The virtue of gratitude will prepare our hearts to receive the graces we need to serve the sick and poor with meekness and compassion.” – St. Louise de Marillac Lord, I am humbled by the many ways you continually bless me and the great privilege I...

Daily Reflection – July 22

“No matter what others say or do, even if the wicked succeed, do not be troubled: commit everything to God and put your trust in him.” – St. Vincent de Paul If I place my trust in you, Lord, I will not be concerned about what others think or...

Daily Reflection – July 21

“You know how unwilling we are to deny ourselves, how unwilling to be reproved and contradicted, how a trifling thing will make us sad, how we delight to be commended while, with a sort of natural cruelty we see blame and faults in others which we are scarcely...

Daily Reflection – July 20

“O sir, what a faithful image of Our Lord is participation in the meekness and humility of his heart! How it portrays his manner of acting, especially when firmness accompanies it.” – St. Vincent de Paul Lord, in imitation of you, teach me how to be...